divorce court



a court having jurisdiction over termination of marital relations, as actions for divorce or annulment.

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Historical Examples of divorce court

  • And this divorce-court—it's not nice—it's a horrible thing for respectable people.


    John Galsworthy

  • There was a horrible legal, end-of-all-things, divorce-court flavour about the word.

  • She and van Rooz are calling each other names in the divorce-court now.

    Running Sands

    Reginald Wright Kauffman

  • It suggested the legal instinct scenting the divorce-court from afar.

    The Helpmate

    May Sinclair

  • We have the passions of the divorce-court and the Stock Exchange.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair